HARDCOVER WITH BLACK AND WHITE PICTURES - Contents - This new book, with over 180 illustrations and over 50 tables of data, is designed for firework display firers, designers and organisers of outdoor events. From the enthusiastic amateur firer who wants to get the most from the legally available fireworks, all the way up to the seasoned professional, this book will benefit those needing more information about the ways professionals plan and use fireworks to the greatest effect. - Dr. Smith's book covers the areas of: - Ancient and modern history of firework displays - Types of fireworks - Firework effects - Types of displays most commonly used today - Newly created diagrams of firework types and effects, from both an aesthetic and safety point of view. - Specific sections on: - Display safety - Risk assessment - Fallout issues - Planning and rigging of the display site - Research on mortar rack safety - Display design - Choosing the appropriate fireworks - Colour theory - Electric firing - Synchronisation of fireworks to music - Design philosophies - Legal issues - International standards - Environmental effects of fireworks - Case studies of displays, large and small - Future developments in fireworks and displays - What happens when things do not go to plan - Dr. Tom Smith, a well-known and influential figure with over 20 years experience in the firework industry, has created an essential guide to the exciting world of fireworks and firework displays. He has been a consultant to the Athens Olympics, the Melbourne Commonwealth Games, the London Millennium and New Year's Eve displays. - Other contributors include: - Darryl Fleming - Kimbolton Fireworks - Chris Pearce and Andy Wiggins - Jubilee Fireworks - Rodney Clarke - FireOne - Martin Smith - Coordinator of the largest November 5th celebrations in the UK - Jim Donald - London New Year's Eve displays - Andrew Walsh London New Year's Eve displays November 5th celebrations in the UK - Murray Torrible - Precision Broking, insuring the world's largest display companies
Tony Wagner of Harvard talks about the need for students to display their work. This book is a fuller explanation of Tony Wagner's comments.
Take stress out of the holidays and put fun into them, with your own, hand-colored ornaments.This coloring book features the same bold lines and big, easy spaces of Aisling's "Bold and Easy" coloring books, and uses those designs in ornaments.Every page is printed on one side. Every page features three similar ornaments, in different sizes, based on the same design. 35 different designs. 35 different, single-sided pages. Every ornament is round (circle shapes), and printed in black & white for easy coloring.Bonus: five pages of how-to ideas for making the most of these ornaments, and lots of bonus coloring pages for more fun.Color ornaments with your family, as a project you'll remember -- and ornaments you'll enjoy -- for many years.Also ideal for classrooms, Scouts, and art therapy of all kinds.These Christmas ornaments make it fun and easy to color a happier, stress-free holiday season.